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The second largest island in America is home to 3500 brown bears

The second largest island in America is home to 3500 brown bears


The second largest island in America is home to 3500 brown bears. Part of the

Kodiak bear

Bears, Up Close and Personal, in the Alaskan Wilderness

Mammals Endemic to Kodiak Island

Bears are a common site in Alaska

Policies changed in the 1960's when th Alaska Department of Fish and Game worked with ranchers to pursue and kill bears suspected of killing cattle, ...

CLAWS. Brown bears ...

The Great Alaskan Grizzly Encounter

Kodiak bears have killed an estimated 30 cattle on one rancher's property on Alaska's Kodiak Island. ( Lisa Hupp, U.S.Fish and Wildlife Services )

According to the Boone and Crockett Club record book, seventeen of the twenty largest brown bear skulls taken by hunters have come from Kodiak bears ...

brown bear in river

SENSES. A bear's ...

Oklahoma man dies from bear mauling in Alaska

HOME RANGES. Brown bears ...

Bears, Up Close and Personal, in the Alaskan Wilderness | Science | Smithsonian


A bear dines on his catch. (®Angela Mollan/Katmai Wilderness Lodge)

Subantarctic Islands, New Zealand

Bear watching in Greece

Kodiak bears gain weight and add fat in the summer when food is abundant and then burn off this fat during hibernation. The largest Kodiak bear on record ...

Bears, Up Close and Personal, in the Alaskan Wilderness | Science | Smithsonian

American black bear in Manitoba's Riding Mountain National Park


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Bear bed. A Kodiak bear on Afognak Island ...

Bulgaria: Realm of the Brown bear


The U.S. government never set an officiaal bounty on bears as they did on eagles and Dolly Varden, but bears were routinely shot and some canneries offered ...

Bears catching some dinner is a common site in Alaska. (Courtesy Rust's Flying Service)

A primer on Alaska animals and where to see them (safely)

Kodiak Island is a large island on the south coast of the U.S. state of Alaska, separated from the Alaska mainland by the Shelikof Strait. The largest ...

Grizzly Bear, © Tom Mangelsen

Coiba Island, Panama

Grizzly Bears, Alaska


Kodiak, AK. For being the country's second-largest island ...

Alaska, the 49th state of the Union as well as the largest and most sparsely

Asian Black Bear

Kodiak Bears

Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico

A pair of bison hang out in the snow at Yellowstone National Park, one of the United States' best spots to see the huge mammals. (William Campbell/Corbis )



How a mama bear saved a woman and her dog from the wolf stalking them

Brown Bear and Three Cubs

For some, remote islands offer sanctuary away from the mainland: the tiny pygmy three-toed sloth only survives because of the peace and safety offered by ...

Bear and birds

Huge seabird colony on St Kilda

American Black Bear

Kevin McAdams Bear


It remains very secluded, having just 7 communities, while being the second largest island in the United States.

Lance Kronberger Bear

All About the Grizzly Bear

Bear at Arcturos sanctuary (Nikos Kanellopoulos / Arcturos)

A Grizzly Bear roams in a wooded area near Jasper Townsite in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada.

A grizzly bear at Yellowstone National Park, one of the few suitable habitats left in the country that is large enough for this wide-ranging mammal.

Bears, Up Close and Personal, in the Alaskan Wilderness | Science | Smithsonian

Puffins on the Westman Islands

Julian Perry 2017

Home ranges of male brown bears in the northern Dinaric.

Besieged Russian scientists drive away polar bears


Svalbard Islands, Norway. A polar bear in Norway

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Brown Bears Kurilskoye Lake


Soren Brond Bear

Black bear (Ursus americanus) standing in rocky stream, British Columbia, Canada

Bears, Up Close and Personal, in the Alaskan Wilderness | Science | Smithsonian

Brown bear standing by tree

The sow has three pairs of nipples. She may nurse on her side in the den but normally nurses in a sitting or partially-reclined position after emerging from ...

Lummi Island, WA

7915 - Seward to Nome

... je ross kamchatkan brown bear jewel of the russian far east ...

... Brown bear at Brooks Falls, Katmai National Park, Alaska, USA

Bring your long lens to get some good bear photos.(Angela Mollan/Katmai Wilderness Lodge)

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The Kodiak bears are healthy and productive on the island, and the bear population is at an all-time high of 3,500.

The average age and isotopic composition of each time bin ± SD for δ15N values is shown; the age range of each bear group was based on the age of the site ...

Lime Kiln Lighthouse on San Juan Island.

Kodiak bear

Visitors watch a Kodiak brown bear on Kodiak Island, the largest island in Alaska. There are an estimated 3,500 bears on Kodiak, or roughly one per square ...

Kuril Islands, Russia

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Graphis of prehistoric bear, Arctotherium

American black bears can be distinguished from brown bears by their smaller size, their less concave skull profiles, their shorter claws and the lack of a ...

Discover Grey Wolves and Brown Bear in Romania

View image of Where brown bears play in peace. (Igor Shpilenok) (Credit: Igor Shpilenok)